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Koala Hospital

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Address: Lord Street | Macquarie Nature Reserve, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
Phone Number: 02 6584 1522
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Description: The world's first hospital dedicated to these creatures.

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Wow great to see port mac has so many tourist attractions Will be back Needs a better cafe set up though

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wow great to see port mac has so many tourist attractions Will be back Needs a better cafe set up though

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Wyong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

When visiting, it is a great opportunity to see the koalas in rehab. The volunteers there do a great job and was good to see the koalas that will never be able to go back into the wild looked after so well!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Founded to rescue and treat injured Koala's, the enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff offer tours mid afternoon and explain about the various 'patients'. It is not huge but you can see the treatment room and operating theatre. It is free to visit but donations are very welcome an there is gift shop with some cute koala merchandise. Follow the koala trail... More 

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great family day out Highlight fir children Informative talks Variety of animals Clean and well kept Could have given us the best deal on entry fees . Only did once we asked.

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perth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I stopped by this place on the way to Byron Bay. We are so glad that we did! The Koalas are so cute! I am glad this place exists. You can see the Koalas which are being treated and also the ones in the branches in the wild. Please buy some merchandise, make a donation and help the volunteers help... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Easy to get to and very casual. A small shop on site to purchase souvenirs if you wish. Nice to see the koalas up in the trees too.

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Glen Innes, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Great place to visit and see the great work they do, they don't charge a fee to go in. Check on the feeding times.

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Salamander Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Around 50 people attended the 3pm talk and tour of the resident koalas on a miserable day and were well looked after by Mick, one of over 170 dedicated volunteers who look after the hospital with only three permanent staff. For 42 years this project has survived solely on donations and sales from the attached shop, also manned by volunteers,... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

A very interesting place to visit, just a short drive from the centre of Port Macquarie. The dedication of the volunteers is inspiring. Free entry.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is an amazing place to visit in Port Macquarie. The work that these (volunteers) do to assist sick and wounded Koalas will have you in huge admiration for their efforts and many successes. The long term Koalas are made safe and as comfortable as is possible by this dedicated team. Also, right next door is Roto House which is... More 

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Address: Address: Lord Street | Macquarie Nature Reserve, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
Phone Number: 02 6584 1522
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Port Macquarie

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